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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Weston.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Weston to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Weston to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Weston to:

  • Menomonie [Map], which is the Seat of Dunn County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Weston to Menomonie, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 179 miles [288.1 km] to the Southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 872 miles [1,403.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 50 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,192 miles [9,965.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,945 miles [11,176.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,849 miles [7,803.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Weston ...

We have found 43 communities that share the name Weston.

Within Wisconsin, there is just one other community named Weston. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 42 communities in the United States and Canada - with 39 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Wisconsin

Communities outside of Wisconsin


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

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 IdahoMassachusettsNova ScotiaWest Virginia
 IllinoisMichiganOhioWyoming
 IndianaMinnesotaOntario 
 IowaMissouriOregon 

Alabama

Henry County

Our profile page for Weston, Henry County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Henry County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Marion County

Our profile page for Weston, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 766 miles [1,232.8 km] to the South Southeast

Colorado

Las Animas County

Our profile page for Weston, Las Animas County   [Map]
Distance: About 849 miles [1,366.3 km] to the Southwest

Connecticut

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Weston, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 973 miles [1,565.9 km] to the East

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Florida

Broward County

Our profile page for Weston, Broward County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,445 miles [2,325.5 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Webster County

Our profile page for Weston, Webster County   [Map]
Distance: About 972 miles [1,564.3 km] to the South Southeast

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Idaho

Franklin County

Our profile page for Weston, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,013 miles [1,630.3 km] to the West

Oneida County

Our profile page for Weston, Oneida County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Oneida County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

DuPage County

Our profile page for Weston, DuPage County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in DuPage County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jo Daviess County

Our profile page for Weston, Jo Daviess County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the South Southeast

McLean County

Our profile page for Weston, McLean County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the South Southeast

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Indiana

Jennings County

Our profile page for Weston, Jennings County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jennings County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Iowa

Pottawattamie County

Our profile page for Weston, Pottawattamie County   [Map]
Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the Southwest

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Kansas

Geary County

Our profile page for Weston, Geary County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Geary County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Norton County

Our profile page for Weston, Norton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Norton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Crittenden County

Our profile page for Weston, Crittenden County   [Map]
Distance: About 547 miles [880.3 km] to the South Southeast

Nicholas County

Our profile page for Weston, Nicholas County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the Southeast

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Louisiana

Jackson Parish

Our profile page for Weston, Jackson Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 868 miles [1,396.9 km] to the South

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Maine

Aroostook County

Our profile page for Weston, Aroostook County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,172 miles [1,886.2 km] to the East

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Weston   [Map]
Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the North Northwest

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Weston, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,049 miles [1,688.2 km] to the East

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Michigan

Lenawee County

Our profile page for Weston, Lenawee County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the East Southeast

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Minnesota

Washington County

Our profile page for Weston, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 51 miles [82.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Platte County

Our profile page for Weston, Platte County   [Map]
Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 km] to the South Southwest

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Nebraska

Saunders County

Our profile page for Weston, Saunders County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the Southwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Weston   [Map]
Distance: About 1,175 miles [1,891 km] to the East Northeast

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New Jersey

Somerset County

Our profile page for Weston, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 933 miles [1,501.5 km] to the East Southeast

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New York

Schuyler County

Our profile page for Weston, Schuyler County   [Map]
Distance: About 766 miles [1,232.8 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Wake County

Our profile page for Weston, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 932 miles [1,499.9 km] to the Southeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Weston   [Map]
Distance: About 1,327 miles [2,135.6 km] to the East

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Ohio

Wood County

Our profile page for Weston, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Weston   [Map]
Distance: About 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the East

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Oregon

Umatilla County

Our profile page for Weston, Umatilla County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,275 miles [2,051.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Bradford County

Our profile page for Weston, Bradford County   [Map]
Distance: About 810 miles [1,303.6 km] to the East

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Weston, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 847 miles [1,363.1 km] to the East Southeast

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South Carolina

Richland County

Our profile page for Weston, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 963 miles [1,549.8 km] to the Southeast

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Texas

Collin County

Our profile page for Weston, Collin County   [Map]
Distance: About 830 miles [1,335.8 km] to the South Southwest

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Vermont

Windsor County

Our profile page for Weston, Windsor County   [Map]
Distance: About 960 miles [1,545 km] to the East

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Weston, King County
This community is historic.
Although located in King County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Pierce County

Our profile page for Weston, Pierce County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Pierce County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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West Virginia

Lewis County

Our profile page for Weston, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 715 miles [1,150.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Wyoming

Campbell County

Our profile page for Weston, Campbell County   [Map]
Distance: About 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the West

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Weston ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cedar Falls   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast of Weston   [Map]
Comfort   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Downsville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Dunnville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hatchville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hersey   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Knapp   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Plum City   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Red Cedar   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rock Elm   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Wildwood   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Weston. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Andrew 'Handy Andy' Pafko
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Boyceville (Wisconsin) on Friday February 25, 1921 and died in Stevensville (Michigan) on Tueday October 8, 2013 at an age of 92. He was buried at St. Luke Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].

Boyceville [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Weston

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew 'Handy Andy' Pafko<9>

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About Dunn County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Weston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dunn County: www.dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Weston. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8125, Longitude: -92.0716     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Weston to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.454 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.179 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.037 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Weston could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Weston, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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